Most Indian films are musicals, and their music directors are among
the best known musicians in India. There are also a few musicians
who excel at making great 'Instrumental' versions of Filmi Music
or Pop Tunes. Going down the memory lane, the most familiar names
were that of Van Shipley, Enoch Daniels, Charanjit Singh, Hazara
Singh, Sunil Ganguly, Milon Gupta and a few others. They were as
popular and well known as any other singer or music director. They
were considered 'virtuosi' as far as their favourite instruments
were concerned. They were integral part of the teams of great music
directors of those days.
here are a few of the best-known and most prolific Instrumental
in India of yesteryears (in Alphabetical Order), who not only gave
the world unforgettable melodies but also achieved a special place
in history as well as the hearts of music lovers.